Excerpt from I Can See You

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme. Read the rules and more teasers at The Purple Booker. Anyone can play along.

I had a tough time deciding which book to do an excerpt from today! I just finished books 1 and 2 of Michael Leese’s Jonathan Roper Investigates series. I quite enjoyed these books, with a team made up of neurotypical police detective Brian Hooley and autistic consultant Johnathan Roper. My excerpt is from book 2, I Can See You.

“Good idea. I was so busy talking to you that I hadn’t realized how hungry I was.” He rushed out of the door, moving quickly. He’d always been fast but GCHQ seemed to have turbo-charged him. “When we get back here I want to tell you about what I’ve been working on. I think there is a plot to kill a lot of world leaders.”
Michael Leese, I Can See You

I Can See You

SOME PUZZLES ARE DEADLY.

It was an idea that was full of hope. But it turned into a nightmare. And now a serial killer wants to test himself against one of Scotland Yard’s most unique investigators.

Jonathan Roper is a key player in the elite Special Investigations Unit. His autism, and a relentless drive, has given him an extraordinary range of skills which make him a formidable detective.

His reputation has grown to the point where he has been invited to join the digital fight against terror – but that’s not working out, as it means losing contact with his boss, Chief Inspector Brian Hooley. The pair formed a powerful bond while bringing down a gang of ruthless mercenaries running riot in London.

Now events are throwing them back together, and soon they realise that this new investigation is completely personal. The enemy has them in his sights and wants to kill.

Despite the very real tensions Roper can’t resist once again turning his critical eye on the long suffering Hooley. Rarely can one man have come under so much pressure for his lifestyle choices.

Their special relationship provides a stream of genuine humour at the heart of what is a dark, psychological thriller.

Comments

  1. You got my attention with that one! Thanks for sharing, and here’s mine: “THE LIES WE TOLD”

  2. It sounds like it would be a fascinating read. Will have to add them to my TBR. My Teaser

Tell me what you think!

More from my site


Featured Book

She Wore Mourning

She Wore Mourning

On sale at Amazon Kindle Store for $0.99!

Private Investigator Zachary Goldman’s life isn’t all roses, but he tries to put his own shattered life behind him to investigate the death of five-year-old Declan Bond.

Declan’s death has been ruled an accident, but his grandmother thinks there is more to it. But as Zachary digs into the circumstances surrounding Declan’s death, he finds that all is not as it seems, and somebody doesn’t want him to find the truth.


Find out more

Featured Posts

Upcoming Events

Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Release of His Hands Were Quiet
9:00 am
He’s better off dead anyway. Hired to investigate the death of an autistic boy in a treatment facility, PI Zachary Goldman is concerned about the therapies he sees there. While he is assured that the[...]
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Release of She Was Dying Anyway
9:00 am
Private Investigator Zachary Goldman took on the case as a favor to his ex-wife, Bridget. It should have been cut and dried. But the deeper he looks into the death of cancer patient Robin Salter,[...]
20Books Vegas @ Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall 5111 Boulder Hwy Las Vegas NV 89122 United States
Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
20Books Vegas @ Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall 5111 Boulder Hwy Las Vegas NV 89122 United States
3:00 pm
Big news! I’m going to be at an author signing event in Las Vegas on November 8th, from 3-5pm. Over 100 authors in the same place, signing books and meeting readers. This is a free[...]
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Release of He Was Walking Alone
9:00 am
He met with tragedy Richard Harding was walking alone when he was struck by a vehicle and died. A tragic accident that was no one’s fault. But if that was so, then why was his[...]